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Father happily embraces young son in a hug once arriving in Israel after making Aliyah

Keep Moving Up

When a Jewish family moves to Israel, we refer to it in Hebrew as “making aliyah.” Aliyah means “ascent.” Moving to Israel is seen as ascending spiritually.

Born in Jerusalem

The Fellowship's Yonit Rothchild talks about the highlight of her aliyah (immigration to Israel) — the birth of her son in the holy city of Jerusalem.
Cover of bible study Sukkot - Thanksgiving: An Act of Joy and Humility by IFCJ

Sukkot - Thanksgiving: An Act of Joy and Humility

Download our complimentary Bible study about Sukkot, the Festival of Booths. This eight-day celebration occurs four days after Yom Kippur.
Yael prepares for Sukkot

Sukkot - The Festival of Booths

Learn the important message of Sukkot as Yael Eckstein tells us about the joyous festival of Sukkot, and how spending time and making memories in the family sukkah help bring God's glory to our world.

Atonement: At One With God

Explore God's incredible gift of atonement to His people of faith. Join us as we learn about this bi

High Holy Days: A Season of Repentance

Discover the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Download Rabbi Eckstein's timeless devotional teachings of these significant days in this complimentary booklet.

The Third Pillar of the High Holy Days - Charity

Join Fellowship President Yael Eckstein as she speaks about the third biblical pillar of the High Holy Days -- tzedakah, or charity. From a heart of gratitude to God for all His blessings comes a desire to share His love and blessings by giving to others.

The Second Pillar of the High Holy Days - Prayer

Fellowship President Yael Eckstein continues her spiritual journey in preparation for the High Holy Days by explaining the second biblical pillar -- prayer -- and the importance of a personal connection with God.

What Is Rosh Hashanah?

Rosh Hashanah is a celebration of the Jewish New Year. Unlike the secular New Year, Rosh Hashanah is ushered in with intense moral and spiritual introspection. Learn more with this overview to this biblically mandated holy day.

The Yom Kippur Goats

The Yom Kippur service today no longer includes many of the elements as prescribed in the Bible, including the two goats. Yet, the message inherent in this ritual still resonates for us today. Learn more with this devotional teaching.
People praying in the streets to the Western Wall in Jerusalem during Yom Kippur

What is Yom Kippur?

Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, is the culmination of the High Holy Days that began ten days ago with Rosh Hashanah. It represents the final opportunity for teshuvah, repentance, and it is observed with prayers, fasting, and beseeching God for forgiveness.

Recipes for Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is a holiday of celebration and introspection and many of the themes associated with the Jewish New Year are best expressed through the special foods that are traditionally served. Try some of these traditional recipes for Rosh Hashanah.

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